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Assembler Metal Furniture Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Perform any combination of following tasks to assemble metal furniture
  • Drill holes in parts, like backrests, covers and seats, using power drill template
  • Fits parts together & fastens them temporarily with clamps presses
  • Bolt, staples, or screws parts together, using handtools, like pliers, wrenches, pneumatic screwdrivers, and staplers
  • Rivet parts together, using hand or pneumatic hammer
  • Insert such parts as casters scuff plates into holes or slots
  • Bend fastening devices fits interlocking parts together with hammer or rubber mallet or by striking parts against floor or workbench
  • Apply cement to cushions covers, using brush or spray gun, and joins parts by hand
  • Pull fastens drawstrings, wires, or springs to join precut upholstery covers to armrests, seats, and other parts, using handtools
  • Insert drawers into slides adjusts slides to fit drawer surfaces
  • Pack furniture for shipment
  • May bend metal parts, using bending machine
  • May be designated according to parts assembled as Backrest Assembler furniture , Seat Assembler furniture , or according to type of metal furniture assembled as Art Metal-Chair Assembler furniture , Office-Chair Assembler furniture , Table Assembler, Metal furniture .

Assembly Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect unfinished furniture for surface defects conformance to company standards
  • Clean dust from drawers external surfaces of furniture, using airhose
  • Examine surface for defects, like loose or blistered veneer, cracks, knots, exposed nails, warping, loose joints, splits, dents, or scratches
  • Feel surface to detect rough spots
  • Mark defective areas with chalk for resanding or repair
  • Inspect fit of doors and drawers tightness of joints
  • May make minor repairs to furniture, like nailing drawer slides drawer stops to case, sanding rough areas, and scraping off excess glue
  • May record number of units inspected.

Assembly line Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect unfinished metal articles of furniture for defects in metal or poor work
  • Mark rejected piece with chalk or crayon returns it to proper department for repairs
  • Observe & feels welds bent corners for burrs
  • Remove burrs, using file or emery paper
  • May inspect assembled electric hospital beds to certify conformity to production standards.

Assembly Line Upholsterer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Upholster one section of sofa, chair, or furniture frames, using one of following methods
  • 1 Attaches spring assembly section to seat and back of frame with clips or ties springs with twine tacks ends of twine to frame
  • 2 Places padding & covering over seat springs tacks or staples covering to frame to complete seat upholstering, using tack hammer or powered staple gun
  • 3 Places padding and covering over inside of arms tacks or staples covering to frame to complete inside arms
  • 4 Places layers of padding over inside back, shaping padding to specifications, and tacks or staples covering over padding to make inside back
  • 5 Tacks or staples cardboard, padding, and upholstery material to top, side, and bottom rails of outside arms, fitting shaping materials to obtain smooth contour
  • 6 Tacks or staples covering material to top, bottom, and side rails of back frame, and sews upholstery covering edges to adjoining inside back and outside arm coverings with needle thread to complete upholstery of furniture piece
  • 7 Tacks or staples cover to bottom rails to enclose bottom area
  • May attach trimming material, like gimp, braid, binding, skirts, and panels to upholstered frames, using glue, staples, nails, or tacks
  • May screw leg units to frame
  • May be designated according to part or pieces upholstered as Arm Maker furniture , Back Maker furniture , Seat Maker furniture .

Automatic Bandsaw Tender Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend bandsaw that automatically cuts curved or irregular designs on woodstock or saws stock to size
  • Compare sample piece of stock with prefabricated templates to select template
  • Position secures template on machine bed, turns dials and positions stock clamps to set up automatic bandsaw
  • Place stock on machine bed, pulls lever to clamp stock in position, and presses buttons to activate automatic machine cycle
  • Push lever to release stock clamps, removes cut stock from machine, and stacks stock on handtruck.

Back Padder Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble padded wooden backs for metal chairs, performing any combination of following duties
  • Join padding material, like wood fiber or cotton, to wooden backplate, using hand stapler or staple gun
  • Insert end of padded backplate in stretched cover depresses pedal to lower ram that forces entire padded plate into cover
  • Insert and aligns cardboard strips between cover edges bottom edge of backplate
  • Staple cover edges cardboard strips to backplate
  • Trim excess material from cover edges with scissors
  • Burn holes through cover to coincide with predrilled holes in backplate, using heated handtool
  • Insert tubular metal frame supports into holes joins to backplate, using hammer or pneumatic screwdriver.

Back Tufter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Attach tufting buttons to foam cushions for use in backs of upholstered furniture
  • Position cushion on worktable and spreads smooths upholstery fabric over cushion
  • Select matching color button, punches button by hand through precut hole in cloth cushion and secures button to cushion with spring washer
  • Force cloth around button into pleats, using wedge fingers.

Band top Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble rivets metal strips into rectangular latticework used in construction of bedsprings
  • Lays specified number of long bands on worktable, evenly spaced parallel
  • Insert rivets rivet collars through holes in bands
  • Lays cross bands over long bands, lining up holes with protruding rivet shanks
  • Strike shanks with hammer to flatten rivets secure bands together, forming lattice.

Band top Maker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble rivets metal strips into rectangular latticework used in construction of bedsprings
  • Lays specified number of long bands on worktable, evenly spaced parallel
  • Insert rivets rivet collars through holes in bands
  • Lays cross bands over long bands, lining up holes with protruding rivet shanks
  • Strike shanks with hammer to flatten rivets secure bands together, forming lattice.

Bander Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machine that presses metal bands into grooved edges of tabletops
  • Position tabletop in center of rotary bed of machine
  • Push lever to lower ram that holds tabletop in place
  • Insert lip of metal band into grooved edge of tabletop
  • Start rotation of machine bed starts rollers that press band into grooved edges around three sides of tabletop
  • Lift tabletop from machine bed places tabletop in vise
  • Insert lip of separate metal band into grooved edge of unbanded side hammers band into place, using rubber mallet.


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